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U.S. Navy African American horsemen posing in Vanuatu jungles

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Title
U.S. Navy African American horsemen posing in Vanuatu jungles
Names
Naval Photographic Center (U.S.) (Photographer)
Collection

Military

World War II

United States Navy

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939 - 1945
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
African Americans
African-American soldiers
Armed Forces -- United States
World War, 1939-1945
United States. Navy
Navies
Espíritu Santo Island (Vanuatu)
African American horsemen and horsewomen
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "Members of a Navy Base company of unlisted Negroes keep the wheels humming at a Navy Base on Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides; Putting their varied talents into effect, they include within their ranks motor machinist's mates, boatswains' mates, signalmen and storekeepers; Full expression is allowed for athletic talents also; These four horsemen are [Left to right] : Walter R. Martin, Slc, of New York City; Charles L. Curtis, Slc, of Pine Bluff, Ark.; William Bennett, S2c, of Boston, Mass.; and Robert T. Hamilton, Slc, of Springfield, Mass.; The horses were procured from French planters on the Island."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Other local Identifier: 123957
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9ba4c080-c645-012f-d104-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1939: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "U.S. Navy African American horsemen posing in Vanuatu jungles" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939 - 1945. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa01-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "U.S. Navy African American horsemen posing in Vanuatu jungles" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa01-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1939 - 1945). U.S. Navy African American horsemen posing in Vanuatu jungles Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa01-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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U.S. Navy African American horsemen posing in Vanuatu jungles